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Baltimore County to conduct national search for new police chief

Baltimore County to conduct national search for new police chief

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr., who was sworn into office this week, said Wednesday that he intends to retain current police Chief Terrence B. Sheridan for six months while he conducts a national search for a replacement.

Sheridan has led the department since January 2017, when former County Executive Kevin Kamenetz pushed out then-chief Jim Johnson.

Sheridan also served as county police chief from 1996 to 2007 and was superintendent of the Maryland State Police from 2007 until 2011. In his 70s and having already retired...

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